Lieutenant Berreth of the Escondido Police Department recently completed the 277th session of the FBI National Academy on September 13. Lt. Berreth (left) is shown with Police Chief Craig Carter. The National Academy is internationally known for its academic excellence and offers ten weeks of advanced leadership, communication and fitness training. Lieutenant Berreth’s class included law enforcement leaders from 50 states and the District of Columbia as well as law enforcement representatives from 34 countries, five military organizations, and nine federal civilian organizations. The FBI does not charge law enforcement agencies in the United States for tuition, books, equipment, meals, lodging or travel.